Secure communication

MyGov.in profile at HackerOne
Aadhaar
Democracy
Digital India
National

A Digital India with no interest in fixing serious security flaws

The government of India doesn’t seem to be interested in getting security vulnerabilities fixed. A CS engineer, Bhavyanshu Parasher, has been spending his time understanding the current security standards deployed by the government of India in most of its data-critical apps and websites. Last year, in September, he disclosed a security flaw in Prime Minster […]

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Illustration of how a file or document is sent using Public key encryption by Johannes Landin
Democracy
Digital Rights
National
Politics & Political Commentary

DEITY National Encryption Policy is as good as forbidding encryption

First of all, what is National Encryption Policy? “Under Section 84A of Information Technology Act, 2000 Rules are to be framed to prescribe modes or methods for encryption”. So DeitY has framed a draft of such rules which will decide the future of how encrypted services are to be used or provided to users in […]

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Anonymous Speech – A Press Release by Riseup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FBI seizes server providing anonymous remailer and many other services from colocation facility. Contacts: Riseup Networks, Devin Theriot-Orr, 206-708-8740, sunbird@riseup.net May First/People Link, Jamie McClelland, 917-509-5734, jm@mayfirst.org ECN: Isole Nella Rete, inr@riseup.net Attack on Anonymous Speech On Wednesday, April 18, at approximately 16:00 Eastern Time, U.S. Federal authorities removed a server from a colocation facility […]

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